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Ms. Codex 1333 Ledger of Medici accounts
TitleLedger of Medici accounts
Call numberMs. Codex 1333
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)
- bibid: 4440494
PublisherThe University of Pennsylvania Libraries
- ca. 1539
Ledger of accounts of an unidentified member of the Medici family for the year 1539. Often includes the nature of a given credit or debt and its amount, as well as listing the names of the individuals or institutions that hold the debt or credit. Among the names that appear throughout the ledger and who act as counterparts in the transactions, the most frequent are Alamanno, Ottaviano and Carlo de' Medici; Francesco, Giulietto and Girolamo Rucellai; Enzo and Alfonso Capponi; Pietro Salviati, Lapo del Tonaglia, Giovanbattista Bettini; and the Spedale di Santa Maria Novella. Transactions are sometimes related to the sale of textile products, or to payments for produce or rent, as well as small debts and credits. Most of the individuals who appear in the ledger are members of different Florentine aristocratic families who worked for the Medici as diplomats or statesmen, but who also often acted as business counterparts.
- Ms. codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
- Forms part of: Gondi-Medici Business Records.
WatermarkSimilar to Briquet, Fleche 6299 (Florence, 1518-1528).
Extent96 leaves : 231 x 108 mm. bound to 237 x 121 mm
FoliationPaper, 96; , 2-43, [44-96]; contemporary foliation in ink, modern foliation in pencil, upper right recto (f. 44-96 are blank but ruled).
BindingContemporary vellum, no. 164 on spine; the heading Richordi no. 11 on upper cover; lower cover with remnants of leather ties wraps around upper cover; decorative leatherwork on spine.
- Sold by Bernard M. Rosenthal, 1961.
- Accounting--Italy--16th century
- Textile industry--Italy--Early works to 1800
- Credit records
- Ledgers (account books)
- Manuscripts, Italian--16th century
- Manuscripts, Renaissance
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